Christianizing the Roman Empire

Christianizing the Roman Empire

(A.D. 100-400)

Book - 1984
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How did the early Christian church manage to win its dominant place in the Roman world? In his newest book, an eminent historian of ancient Rome examines this question from a secular-rather than an ecclesiastical-viewpoint. MacMullen's provocative conclusion is that mass conversions to Christianity were based more on the appeal of miracle or the opportunity for worldly advantages then simply on a 'rising tide of Christian piety.'
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c1984.
ISBN: 9780300032161
0300032161
Branch Call Number: LPLB850314180137
Characteristics: viii, 183 p. ;,25 cm.

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